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Stay safe online


Almost everyone is now making financial transactions of some sort online.

We need to be aware of how to stay safe and stay protected every day. There has been a significant increase in scam emails disguised to look like a typical accounting invoices calling

for payment. Here’s a list of do’s and don’ts to improve your online security.


ALWAYS:

  • Choose a password containing a combination of characters, at least eight characters long.

  • Update your website, software and apps as soon as a new update becomes available.

  • Be cautious when receiving an email from an unknown sender.

  • Keep your anti-malware and antivirus software up to date.

  • Report all phishing scams to the official organisations they are trying to replicate.

NEVER:

  • Give out your bank details unless you are on a legitimate shopping site with https in the url, or your official bank website.

  • Use the same password for your online accounts.

  • Store your personal information in unprotected documents.

  • Re-enter your passwords and private information in pop-up boxes.

  • Click on links that look suspicious.

find out more about phishing scams here


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